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Affiliation and official address:

Scientific Director of Lviv Centre of Institute for Space Research

of National Academy of Sciences and State Space Agency of Ukraine

5-A Naukova str. 790
60 Lviv  Ukraine.

Tel/Fax: 380-32-263-91-63

Tel: 380-32-254-02-11


Date and place of birth

01.07.1943, Former Soviet Union




Graduated from Lviv Polytechnical Institute as electric engineer in 1965.

Ph.D. Degree in Electromagnetic Measurements in Lviv Polytechnical Institute in 1970.

Habilitation of Ph.D. in Geophysics in  Institute of  Physics of the Earth (Moscow) in 1991.


1966 - 1969 engineer of  Institute of  Physics and Mechanics;

1969 - 1973 junior then senior scientist of  Institute of  Physics and Mechanics;

1986 - 1996 - Chief-specialist of Experimental Division and Special Design Division of Institute of Physics and Mechanics;

1996 - till now - Chief of Laboratory for electromagnetic investigations and Scientific Director of Lviv Centre of   Institute of Space Research.


(i) main field  

Development of theoretical and methodological aspects of electric and magnetic fields investigations in different media: space plasma, marine water and on-land.

(ii) other fields

Study of monitoring methodology of electromagnetic precursors of natural hazards.

Design and manufacturing of different types of magnetometers and electrometers.

(iii) current research interests

Preparation of international experiments VARIANT onboard SICH – 1M satellite mission (PI) and environment onboard ISS (Co-PI).

EMC tests methodology for search and location of electromagnetic radiation sources in ELF-VLF band and in DC magnetic field, especially for micro – satellites.

Honours, Awards, Fellowships, Membership of Professional Societies

bulletThe winner of the prize of Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine for the development and implementation of innovative technologies (2014)
bulletBadge of Merit by Aerospace association of Ukraine (2013);
bulletHonoured Diploma of Ukraine Supreme Council for public service to Ukrainian people (2013);
bulletDecoration of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine for professional advancements (2013);
bulletChizhevskyi A.L. Honorary Medal of Cosmonautics Federation of Russia for great service to domestic cosmonautics (2012);
bulletBasic Sciences Award of International Academy of Sciences for significant and lasting contributions to advancements of the astronautical sciences (2011);
bulletChristiaan Huygens Medal (2009);
bulletState Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology (2008);
bulletOrder “For Merits” (2003);
bulletHonoured Diploma of Presidium of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (2001);
bulletHonoured Scientist of Ukraine (1997);
bulletHonoured Diploma and medal of Presidium of Academy of Sciences of USSR (1973);
bulletBronze medal of USSR Exposition of National Achievements (1985);

IAA Member;


COSPAR National board member;


IAGA WG 5-OBS on Geomagnetic Observatories member;


National Space Review and National Antarctic Bulletin editorial boards member;

bullet EGU IWG Geophysical Instrumentation Vice‑Chairman.
Number of publications:




  1. Sopruniuk P. M., Klimov S. I., Korepanov V. E., Electric fields in space plasma, Kiev, NAUKOVA DUMKA, 1994, 190 p. (in Russian).

  2. Korepanov V., Berkman R., New approach to the exact design of low noise search-coil magnetometers, XIV IMEKO World Congress, V. IVA, 1997, Topic 4, pp. 97-102.

  3. Korepanov V., Berkman R., Digital flux-gate magnetometer structural analysis, Meas. Sci. Technol., 10 (1999), pp. 734-737.

  4. F. Dudkin, V. Korepanov, G. Lizunov. Experiment VARIANT - first results from Wave Probe instrument. Advances in Space Research. Volume 43, Issue 12, 1904-1909 (2009).

  5. В. Е. Koрeпaнoв, А. Н. Свенсон. Высокоточные неполяризующиеся электроды для наземной геофизической разведки. К. Наукова думка. 2007. 100 с.


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